Running Time: 53 minutes
engaging hour that entertains as it promotes environmentalism."
- TV Guide
"Education is the key to environmentalism.
And education is what this production delivers."
Max Oelschlaeger, Chairman, Environmental Studies Program,
University of North Texas
This video explores the reasons why so many of the
Earth's animal species have been put on the endangered species list.
Among them are North America's grizzly bear, Africa's elephants and that amazing
international traveler, the sea turtle. With exquisite wildlife footage, five songs
by Kenny Loggins, Shanice and Gloria Estefan and "eco-tips" for viewers,
This Island Earth is both entertainment and a call to action.
The program is divided into six segments
for classroom use: biological diversity, balance between
species, the food chain, global warming, crisis of the oceans